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Cat6 UTP Ethernet Patch Cable 5m - Black

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About this product

Overview

  • Five metre cable for the connection of network devices to a switch or network router
  • 250MHz Cat6 cable provides support for 10Gbps networks, or for data transfer rates of up to 1Gbps to a distance of 100m
  • Compatible with 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX and Gigabit networks

Product overview

• Five metre cable for the connection of network devices to a switch or network router
• 250MHz Cat6 cable provides support for 10Gbps networks, or for data transfer rates of up to 1Gbps to a distance of 100m
• Compatible with 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX and Gigabit networks
• A tighter, unshielded twisted pair (UTP) structure with internal separator, improves the ability to cancel out interference from external sources
• Fitted, unshielded, eight position eight contact (8P8C) RJ45 connectors with strain relief boots for use with Ethernet ports
• DHCP compliant

What is a Cat6 cable?
A form of cable used in structured networking, category 6 (Cat6) cables boast an improvement in attainable speeds over Cat5 cables. Cat6 cables have a tighter unshielded twisted pair (UTP) arrangement with an internal divider, which further improves reduced signal noise and interference from other close proximity cables. A higher transmission frequency of 250MHz means that these cables are capable of up to 1000Mbps over a run of 100 metres.
A faster transfer speed of up to 10Gbps can be attained with these cables, but only at a reduced maximum length of 55 metres. Cat6 cables are backwards compatible with 10Base-T (10Mbps) and 100Base-TX (100Mbps) networks.


Why would I use this cable?
Ethernet cables are typically used in creating a network of wired devices. This is commonly achieved by using Ethernet ports to connect equipment and devices to a network switch or internet router. This connection then provides you with access to local area network (LAN) resources or to the internet. It offers a high speed, uninterruptable connection that is ideal for gaming, media streaming or video conferencing.
Ethernet cables are available in different colours, which lets you co-ordinate network cables from different devices. Helping you in keeping your network cables organised and tidy.

Specification

Specifications
Cable designation CAT 6
Cable length 5 m
Max data transfer rate 1Gbps (100m) 10Gbps (55m)
Connection type RJ45 (8P8C)
Shielded/Unshielded Unshielded
Wire gauge 24AWG
Cable colour Black

have a plusnet router.. The phone socket is in a different room to the power socket.. Can this longer cable be used to go from the router in one room to the telephone socket in the other.

Asked by: Steve
This is a network cable for connecting to devices equipped with Ethernet ports. To extend the cable from the phone socket to the router you would need the following. (assuming you are using an ADSL filter) 5 meter https://www.maplin.co.uk/p/ultra-high-speed-adsl-cable-5m-a96cg 10 meter https://www.maplin.co.uk/p/high-speed-adsl-modem-cable-10m-a94cg
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-09-22

Does the Cable Have that White Writing on because it looks horrible, especially when connected to devices.

Asked by: Kain
Yes, this cable does have white text running down it.
Answered by: James
Date published: 2017-01-24

Is the cable suitable for connection to my Panasonic smart TV

Asked by: Mikew
Yes, I am pleased to advise the item will support this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-07-12

Is the cable cat 6 5m suitable for connecting from my virgin hub to my PC please

Asked by: Phil
Yes it would be fine as long as your PC has a RJ45 network connector
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-03-14
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